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Michaela Capannolo
Michaela  Capannolo


Melbourne, Australia

High School:
Genazzano FCJ College




Women's Tennis Dominates Opening Day at Kramer Invitational

All five singles competitors and two doubles pairs advanced through the first round at the Jack Kramer Invitational.


Pepperdine To Compete in USTA Regional Singles and Doubles Finals

Maddox, Cutura and Runglerdkriangkrai, Stefani will contend for doubles champion status, while Stefani will also vie for a singles title.


Three Waves' Doubles Pairs Advance to Regional Semifinals

With the doubles victories today, it is ensured that at least one Waves' pair will contend for a regional title.


Pepperdine Heads to USTA/ITA Southwest Regionals

The Waves are set to compete at the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego, Calif.


NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship Opens Wednesday

The Waves will be represented in singles by Lorraine Guillermo and in doubles by Christine Maddox and Matea Cutura.


Women's Tennis: 2014 WCC Tournament

Women's Tennis: 2014 WCC Tournament (Photos by Kyle Terada)


Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational - Photos by Wallace Craig

Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational - Sept. 13-15, 2013 - Photos by Wallace Craig


2013 WCC Tournament Champions - Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis def. Saint Mary's 4-0 to win the 2013 WCC Tournament. Photos by Kyle Terada

CAREER: Through three seasons is 52-38 in singles overall, including a 35-26 mark in duals … 51-37 in doubles overall, 36-26 in dual action … Represented the Waves at the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championship alongside Yuki Chiang and reached the second round … Member of the 2014 squad that won a program record 15 dual matches in a row.

PEPPERDINE 2014-15: Went 20-15 in singles as a junior, including a 13-8 mark in dual play … Went 7-5 from the No. 4 spot in the lineup and 6-3 at No. 5 … Produced a doubles record of 14-16 overall and 8-11 in dual action … Paired up with Danielle Feneridis for a 7-9 record, mostly at No. 3 … All-tournament selection in doubles after going 3-0 with Feneridis at the WCC Tournament … WCC Singles Player of the Week (2/18) … Ranked as high as #118 in the ITA singles poll … Defeated #45-ranked Madison Westby of USC 6-3, 6-3 (1/30) … Posted a 6-2 record in singles vs. WCC opponents … Defeated Paula de Man 7-5, 0-6, 6-1 to clinch the 4-2 win over Auburn in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (5/8) … Went 4-5 in singles in the fall and 6-4 in doubles … Teamed up with Lorraine Guillermo to beat #21-ranked Lexi Borr and Jessica Wacnik (Boston College) in the qualifying consolation draw at the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships … Also competed in the singles prequalifying draw at the All-American Championships …… Pepperdine Scholar-Athlete … Earned WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll “bronze” honors.

PEPPERDINE 2013-14: All-WCC second team in doubles … Reached the second round of the NCAA Doubles Championship alongside Yuki Chiang … Entered the championship ranked #78 (by far the lowest in the 32-team field) and upset #30 Daneika Borthwick and Kerrie Cartwright of Florida State, 1-6, 6-4, 6-2 in the opening round … Fell to #5 Beatrice Capra and Hanna Mar of Duke in the second round … Went 22-10 in singles as a sophomore, including a 12-6 record in dual action … Posted an 11-5 record from the No. 4 spot in the lineup … Went 1-1 while playing at No. 3 … Posted a 3-5 record vs. ranked singles opponents … Ranked as high as #112 in singles … Opened dual season ranked #40 alongside Chiang … Posted a 24-12 doubles record, including 15-7 in dual matches … Went 17-8 overall with Chiang, including 11-5 in duals … Played mostly at No. 2, where the duo went 10-5 … Ranked #50 in final ITA doubles poll … Listed at #6 in the Southwest regional doubles rankings … Reached the doubles quarterfinal at the USTA/ITA Southwest Regional Championship with Chiang … Posted a 2-5 record vs. ranked doubles opponents … Defeated #114 Catherine Leduc of Saint Mary’s 7-5, 3-6, 6-0 to help lift the Waves to the WCC Tournament Championship title … WCC Singles Player of the Week (2/11) … WCC Doubles Team of the Week along with Chiang (2/11).

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Joined the team in January … Went 10-13 overall in singles as a freshman, including 10-12 in dual play … Posted a 7-2 record against WCC foes … Played mostly at the No. 5 spot in the lineup and went 8-5 … Clinched the dual 4-2 vs. Santa Clara during the semifinals of the WCC Championship with a 6-4, 7-6 triumph over Delphine Rouvillois … Went 13-9 overall in doubles, including 13-8 in duals … Tallied a 13-6 record, all in duals, alongside Ale Granillo … Ended the season on a four-match win streak in doubles with Granillo … Played exclusively at the No. 2 spot in the doubles lineup … Also saw time with Megan Moore and Danielle Feneridis.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Genazzano FCJ College in 2012.

PERSONAL: Born in Melbourne, Australia … Resides in Hawthorn, located in the state of Victoria … Daughter of Lou and Sue Capannolo … Has two siblings, Matthew and Jordan … Chose Pepperdine “because of the great location and because of its accomplished tennis program.”

FAVORITES: Favorite pro tennis player is Richard Gasquet … Favorite TV Show is Modern Family … Favorite movie is Step Brothers … Favorite sport other than tennis is Australia football … Favorite food is hot chips (French fries).

Our favorite photos from Michaela Capannolo's junior season.

Posted by Pepperdine Women's Tennis Team on Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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